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WholeSoy & Co. Expands National Allergy Alert on Undeclared Dairy in Blueberry and Mixed Berry Yogurt

 

 

Contact:
WholeSoy & Co.
415-434-3020

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- San Francisco, CA -- June 12, 2007 -- WholeSoy & Co. of San Francisco, CA is expanding their allergy alert to include an additional batch of WholeSoy & Co. Blueberry yogurt and two additional batches of WholeSoy & Co. Mixed Berry yogurt. Previously, only one batch of Blueberry yogurt was recalled.

WholeSoy & Co. is recalling 71,508 cups of WholeSoy & Co. Blueberry yogurt and 17,112 cups of WholeSoy & Co. Mixed Berry yogurt because they may contain undeclared dairy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The yogurt was distributed nationwide through retailers.

The affected batches of Blueberry yogurt have "best by" date of June 22 and "best by" date of June 29. The UPC code is 664372600086. The containers are 6oz plastic yogurt cups.

The affected batches of Mixed Berry yogurt have "best by" date of June 22 and "best by" date of June 29. The UPC code is 664372600222. The containers are 6oz plastic yogurt cups.

The recall was initiated after allergy tests confirmed the presence of dairy in samples sent for testing after two customers reported allergic reactions. Subsequent tests indicate the source of the dairy to be a batch of blueberry fruit used in both of these flavors. No other flavors of WholeSoy & Co. soy yogurts contain this ingredient.

Consumers who have purchased WholeSoy & Co. Blueberry yogurt or WholeSoy & Co. Mixed Berry yogurt with "best by" date June 22 or June 29 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-569-6376.

 

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Photos: WholeSoy & Company Soy Yogurt

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